The role is covered in the following locations: London North

Company Information

Our client are at the forefront of biomedical publishing, thy have a wide portfolio of journals and websites focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research.

Role Overview

This is a great oppourtunity for a science graduate who is keen to establish a career in STM publishing. We are looking for someone who can apply enthusiasm and a scientific background in a fast-paced editorial environment. As a Production Editor you will take manuscripts through the production process to final print and online publication. You will work across a range of successful titles, and as a key role within the company you will have responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of the journals and graphics you work on.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Using scientific knowledge to redraw graphics in Illustrator
Liaising with our external service providers
Corresponding with authors
Raising queries and making any necessary changes to their articles
Creating contents and cover pages
Validating background coding and posting articles online
Approving journals for print
Overseeing and implementing editorial processes to ensure all published content is of a high standard
Producing plain language summaries of publications utilising InDesign software

Person Specification

Applicants should possess a graduate qualification in biomedical science, chemistry, life sciences, pharmaceutical science or a related field. The ideal candidate would demonstrate a strong attention to detail, excellent organisation and computer literacy skills, and have a proven understanding of the importance of scheduling and the ability to work to strict deadlines.
This is an ideal role to begin a career in STM publishing, with full training given to the successful candidate.


They have a successful graduate scheme and the company is well balanced but has lots of younger people, so you would be joining a well established peer group.

There are clear progression paths and you will receive world class training and your first 6 months will be used to establish yourself into the industry and role.

- Competitive starter salary with 20% pay increase during first year at the company, linked to passing of probation and completion of 1 year
- Vibrant social committee, which organises events including summer and Christmas parties paid for by the company.
- £3k travel allowance for personal commuting costs per annum (£250 per month)
- 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and an extra day off for your birthday.
- Contributory pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution.
- Employee assistance programme for 24/7 support for mental health, work or personal issues etc.

26 Jun 2023

Hannah Leeper

Health Comms Recruiter 01494 818012

Madison Massey

Communications Recruiter


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